The French Revolution marked a unique firestorm of social and political turmoil. One might wonder if our current national rhetoric resembles the climate of that time more than our ideal of a civil discourse. Regardless of what the culmination will look like, the insights into human nature Victor Hugo makes in “Les Miserables” remain relevant. Over the next few posts, I’ll share some of my favorites.
“If the soul is left in darkness, sins will be committed. The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness.” (p. 14)
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